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Classroom volunteers - Work preparation study programmes (Leeds)

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Advertising End Date:
15 Oct 2019
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About Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

Volunteering with Mencap is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

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Could you support others who are interested in developing their skills & experience to be able to find employment?
If you are over 16, available to volunteer for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in Leeds, and able to provide encouragement & support whilst being patient & non-judgemental, then this could be the perfect role for you!
We are looking for volunteers to work with our work preparation study programme, supporting fun and relaxed (classroom-based) group sessions to young people, aged between 16 – 25.

The aim of the programme is for people to gain skills, confidence, and experience; to secure paid work, voluntary work or further learning at the end of the programme. 

For more information about the role and the work preparation study programme, please download the role profile from the link at the bottom of the page. 
Please note, you will need to register to use the Mencap recruitment system first.  Once logged in, you need to click apply at the bottom of the page and complete the short application form.
You can download instructions on how to register and apply for volunteer roles from the Additional Information link at the bottom of the page.

  • Relevant induction, shadowing and training
  • Induction to the service and volunteer role
  • A settling in period to make sure this is the right role for you
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed (e.g. travel and activity costs)
  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a diverse team
  • The opportunity to learn new skills
  • To feel appreciated and valued for my contribution